We discuss the legal implications for employers of the recent EAT decision in Dudley Council v Willets and others, which establishes that regular voluntary overtime is included in holiday pay calculations.
Updated to include changes to the calculation of holiday pay.
Updated to include information on Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others, in which the EAT held that payments for voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay.
A worker's annual leave can be carried over into the following holiday year if sickness absence prevents holiday from being taken. But what if a worker is prevented from taking leave for other reasons beyond their control?
We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.
The "Brexit" referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June 2016. Stephen Simpson rounds up 12 key European cases that have had a major impact on UK employment law.
A model letter to inform employees whose contracts of employment state that they are entitled to "20 days' holiday plus bank holidays" of a one-off increase in their annual leave entitlement where your organisation operates a holiday year of 1 April to 31 March.
A worked example setting out how to calculate a full-time worker's accrual of annual leave in the first year of employment, where the worker wishes to take holiday in the second month of employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to statutory paid annual leave.